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Development Project 1 – Tools and Practices

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: SWE20001

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit of study aims to introduce knowledge and techniques for modelling problem and solution
domains for software systems.


Process models

  • How software is built
  • Iterative, non-linear development processes
  • Models of the software development lifecycle

Problems and solutions

  • Why software is developed
  • Problem and vision statements
  • Goals and objectives

Stakeholders and goals

  • Users and usability
  • Sponsors and functionality

Understanding the problem domain

  • Conceptual solutions
  • User stories
  • Domain modelling
  • Prototyping

Validation and verification

  • Build the right product, correctly

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